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Object Timeline

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1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1956

  • We acquired this object.

2007

2021

  • You found it!

Photo Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard

It was designed by Hector Guimard and founded by Paul Philippon. It is dated 1907 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is bronze, gold; photograph (modern reproduction). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard. It is credited Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.

  • Decorative Panel (France)
  • block printed and hand painted on a combed background.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-61
  • Decorative Panel (France)
  • block-printed and hand painted on a combed background.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-62

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (upright, flat, back support retracted): 26.5 x 17 x 2.7 cm (10 7/16 x 6 11/16 x 1 1/16 in.) H x W x D (upright, back support extended): 25.5 x 17 x 11.2 cm (10 1/16 x 6 11/16 x 4 7/16 in.) H x W (photo): 18 x 12.2 cm (7 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

It is signed

"Hector Guimard 1907" (lower right)

Cite this object as

Photo Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); France; bronze, gold; photograph (modern reproduction); H x W x D (upright, flat, back support retracted): 26.5 x 17 x 2.7 cm (10 7/16 x 6 11/16 x 1 1/16 in.) H x W x D (upright, back support extended): 25.5 x 17 x 11.2 cm (10 1/16 x 6 11/16 x 4 7/16 in.) H x W (photo): 18 x 12.2 cm (7 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.); Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard; 1956-76-5-a,b

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